Twirl New York Spring 2015

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< STYLE GUIDE > TRAVEL & DESTINATION For out-of-town weddings, incorporate the locale into your details with subtle touches that include various aspects of the region.


9 For a wedding in the Bahamas, wedding planner Ellen Kostman at Sidekick Events, filled one large bucket with sand to hold individual sparklers with each guest’s name and table assignment. After the best man’s speech he lit his sparkler and ignited a sea of sparklers under the stars. Photo © Holger Thoss.


For a destination wedding on Great Guana, Michelle Rago Destinations Design and Planning created an escort card display using brass compasses. Attached to each one was a narrow rope with the guest's name calligraphed on a tag. Table names were placed inside the top of each compass. Photo by Donna Newman Photography.

12 To keep with the wedding’s beach theme on Long Island’s North Shore, starfish were attached to pale blue tented cards that were calligraphed in a darker shadewith guests’ names. Design and calligraphy by Deborah Nadel. Photo by Cousins Photography.


Incorporating a nautical feel for a wedding on Shelter Island, Michelle Rago Destinations Design, rested little wooden sailboats on red circular seating cards to highlight the wedding colors and tying the décor together. Photo by Denis Reggie Photography.